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  • Why autumn is the best time to go backpacking in Hanoi

    Hanoi

    Vietnam’s energetic capital is bustling with great food, sublime architecture and enormous green parks. Hanoi is a hugely popular destination for backpackers and is frequently visited as a stop-over for a host of Asian and Australian flights. Hanoi is the perfect base to explore Vietnam’s cultural hotspots. Less than three hours to the craggy mountains of Halong Bay and only […]

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  • Visiting Vienna on a backpackers budget

    Vienna

    With its grand imperial architecture and historic coffeehouses, visiting Vienna is like walking into a fairy tale. Blooming with art galleries and museums, the Austrian capital was once home to Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Strauss, Freud and Gustav Klimt. Whether you’re travelling for a weekend or a sightseeing adventure, there are plenty of things to do in […]

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  • Highlights of Berlin: Bohemian neighbourhoods you must explore

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    From underground nightclubs to organic vegan cafés, Berlin’s bohemian neighbourhoods are packed full of vibrant attractions. Step away from the tourist trail in Germany’s capital and you’ll be transported back to the 1970s. Graffiti will be everywhere and the city’s pubs, vintage shops, and illegal raves will keep you partying until dawn. Staying cool we’re going […]

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  • Crazy Days at the Cologne Carnival

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    Backpackers visiting Cologne, Germany, this February will experience a Germany you never thought existed. The Cologne Carnival is a flamboyant festival packed full of songs, dancing and jugs of beer. Any hint of Germany formality is forgotten during Carnival season. Even better for travellers there are some excellent accommodation deals this February. Book with us and […]

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  • Things to do in Munich for backpackers

    Munich Beer Garden

    With its world-class museums, gorgeous parks and enormous beer halls, Munich is one of Germany’s most celebrated cities. Most backpackers come to Munich for Oktoberfest, but the city has an abundance of attractions that can be enjoyed all-year round. Backpackers can explore the Englischer Garten and drink Bavaria’s finest in the legendary Hofbrauhaus beer hall. […]